Join our alumni network

You can gain access to alumni benefits by registering to our Alumni Network. Registration is for free and does not obligate you to participate in anything.

Actors bowing for the audience in a large room.
Veikko Kähkönen

Definition of an alum

All former degree and exchange students of the Academy of Fine Arts, Sibelius Academy and Theatre Academy are Uniarts Helsinki’s alumni.​

Former students of the School of the Fine Arts Academy of Finland, the predecessor of the Academy of Fine Arts, are also considered Academy of Fine Arts alumni.

Former students of the Finnish Theatre School and Swedish Theatre School, the predecessors of the Theatre Academy, are also considered Theatre Academy alumni.

Former students of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture’s Design for the performing arts programme (and of previous corresponding universities or programmes with different names) can register as alumni of the Theatre Academy.

Register as an alum

By registering to the Alumni Network, you will stay up to date with Uniarts Helsinki activities and learn about events that are aimed at alumni. Registration is easy and free of charge.

Register as Uniarts Helsinki alum by sending the following information to

  • First and last name (possible last name during your studies)
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail
  • Address
  • Degree, year of graduation and degree programme

If you are also interested in participating in the activities of the Theatre Academy alumni association, read more here.

Membership benefits

Members of the Alumni Network receive: 

  • An online alumni newsletter four times a year with information on recent developments within the university’s degree programmes, study opportunities after graduation and events taking place at the university.
  • Invitations to events tailored for alumni
  • Discounts on publications by the Theatre Academy and Academy of Fine Arts. 

UniSport benefits for alumni:

UniSport benefits for freshmen alumni:

  • Freshmen alumni (those who have graduated less than two years ago) can purchase training cards to UniSport centres at Uniarts Helsinki staff price (the discount does not apply to online cards)
  • Freshmen alumni can purchase other services at preferred-customer prices (including online cards)
  • Belonging to the customer group is proven with a Uniarts Helsinki degree diploma or a photo of the diploma at UniSport customer service point.

UniSport benefits for other alumni:

  • Alumni can purchase UniSport services at preferred-customer prices
  • Belonging to the customer group is proven with a Uniarts Helsinki degree diploma or a photo of the diploma at UniSport’s customer service point.

Academy-specific benefits:

  • Sibelius Academy alumni receive a discount on concert tickets at the Helsinki Music Centre by saying “alumni” at the ticket counter.
  • Academy of Fine Arts alumni receive invitations to exhibitions, lectures and events
  • Theatre Academy alumni receive discounts on tickets to the Theatre Academy’s performances and invitations to programme-specific events. Alumni who serve as mentors also receive invitations to mentorship evenings.
  • Academy of Fine Arts and Theatre Academy alumni receive a discount code in the Unigrafia online store Unicontent

We also welcome you to visit our open access online repository Taju, which stores theses, artistic research, parallel copies of research articles, publication series and educational materials, and also digitised sheet music, sound recordings and concert recordings.

There are many different ways that Uniarts Helsinki’s alumni can get involved in the Network. Alumni may visit the university to give a lecture, share their stories about their academic or professional background, or meet up with students in the role of a mentor. Read more about how alumni can get involved.